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" A MIGHTY pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss ; But, of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. "
Notes and Queries - Page 363
1857
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...there ! for why Should every creature drink but I ? Why, men of morals, tell me why ? From Anacreon. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss ; But of all pain the greatest pain, It is to love, and love in vain. Virtue now nor noble blood, Nor wit by love...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
...three volumes: read also, Johnson'* Lite of Cowley in his " Lives of the British Poet*." P J GOLD. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to mis?, But, of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but Love in vain. Virtue now nor noble blood,...
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Notes and Queries

1854
...February the 10th, 1688-9,' nnder which the following verses, blotted out, but can be read: ' Surely a pain to love it is and tis a pain that pain to mis but of all pains the greatest pain it is to love and love in vain,' under which, unblotted, ' Discreet...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 570 pages
...thinks none sees it, 'eause itself is blind. Cotetsj. Like Ixion, A mighty pain to love it is, And Ч is a pain that pain to miss ; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. Comisy. In loving thou dost well, in passion not, Wherein true love eonsists not...
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Married women, by the author of 'Broomhill'.

Married women - 1855
...self, what man, who has thus loved, is there, who has not felt the same disquietude ? CHAPTER VII. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that love to miss ; But of all pain the greatest pain It is to love, and love in vain. COWLEI. After you...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1856 - 570 pages
...Lot, Love 's of a strangely ipen simple kind, And thinks none sees it, 'eause itself is blinu. LOVE. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; Hut of all pains, the greate-t pain It ia to love, but love in vain. Cowley. In loving thou dost well,...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...numbers the enthusiasm of tho greater ode, and the gaycty of the less; 220 COWLBT. [CHARLES II. GOLD. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to mi^s, But, of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but Love in vain. Virtue now nor noble blood,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 pages
...Uf» X Cowley In hl> •• Live, of the llrlUnli Fuels." BOLD. A mighty pain to love it ii=, And 'us a pain that pain to miss, But, of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but Love in vain. Virtue now nor noble blood, Nor wit, by love is understood. Gold alone does passion...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

1858
...Cliff' Cottage, Kendal, 1857. of " A mighty pain to love it is. Aшl 'tis a pain that pain to miss ; Hut of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, and love in vain," — Covhy. CATALINA or SEOOHBE. — One meets sometimes with strange little episodes in solitary travel...
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Dawn and twilight, by the author of 'Amy Grant'.

Anna Maria Hopton - 1858
...world. But good-night, dear Aunt Mabel; I am so weary,—I wish I were in bed and asleep." CHAPTER IX. " A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miw ; But of all pain, the greatest pain It is to love, and lore in vain." CoWLKT. THE time that was...
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